Adjective: fewer fyoo-u(r)
Adjective: few (fewer,fewest) fyoo
- (comparative of 'few' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning a smaller number of
"fewer birds came this year"; "the birds are fewer this year"; "fewer trains were late"
- A small but indefinite number (a quantifier that can be used with countable nouns and is often preceded by 'a')
"a few weeks ago"; "a few more wagons than usual"; "an invalid's pleasures are few and far between"; "few roses were still blooming"; "few women have led troops in battle"
See also: a couple of, a few, hardly a, less, multiplicity, numerosity, numerousness, some
Antonym: many, more
Encyclopedia: Fewer Few